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Council Meetings

    Annual Meeting & Council Meeting

      Educational event, Annual Meeting, Council Meeting, presentation of Schulman Award, and reception.

      Date: September 11, 2014
      Time: 4:00-7:00 p.m.
      Location: Sheraton Detroit Novi, 21111 Haggerty Rd, Novi

      4:00–5:00 p.m. Crowdfunding and the Practitioner—Practical Perspectives on
      Offerings, Regulation and Legislation


      D. Richard McDonald, Dykema Gossett PLLC
      G. Ann Baker, Deputy Director, Bureau of Commercial Services
      Shane B. Hansen, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

      5:00 p.m. Annual Meeting and Council Meeting

      5:30 p.m. (estimate) Presentation of the Stephen H. Schulman Outstanding Business Lawyer Award to Diane L. Akers, Bodman PLC.

      6:00 (estimate)–7:00 p.m. Cocktail and Hors D’oeuvres Reception

      RSVP—Please respond to no later than September 3, 2014 if you plan to attend the meetings or the reception.

    Date: December 6, 2014
    Time: 10 a.m.
    Location: Clark Hill, 151 S Old Woodward Ave, Suite 200, Birmingham

Committee Meetings

    Regulation of Securities Committee Meeting

      Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
      Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
      Location: Miller Canfield, 840 West Long Lake Rd., Ste 200, Troy

Business Boot Camp II

    Grand Rapids Session
    Date: November 3-4, 2014
    Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Location: Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 187 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids
    Register PDF

    Plymouth Session
    Date: January 22-23, 2015
    Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Location: Inn at St. John's, 44045 Five Mile Rd, Plymouth
    Register PDF

    Day One

    Stock Options and Other Equity-Based Compensation
    Justin Klimko–Butzel Long PC

    Personal Property/Article 9/Creditors Rights
    Lisa Sommers Gretchko–Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

    Executive Employment Agreements and Employment Law
    Jeffrey G. Fraser–Miller Johnson

    Non-Profit Organizations
    Jennifer M. Oertel–Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC

    Select M & A – Negotiated Acquisitions (Part One)
    Timothy R. Damschroder–Bodman PLC
    Daniel H. Minkus–Clark Hill PLC

    Day Two

    Intellectual Property
    Susan Kornfield–Bodman PLC

    Understanding Financial Statements
    William P. Kingsley–UHY LLP

    Real Estate
    Melissa N. Collar–Warner, Norcross & Judd LLP

    Scott D. Hubbard–Warner, Norcross & Judd LLP

    Select M & A–Negotiated Acquisitions (Part Two)
    Eric I. Lark – Kerr, Russell & Weber PLC
    David Foltyn – Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn




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